Security Crisis in Rural Nigeria Prompts Calls for Action

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In Nigeria’s isolated northern villages, a human rights group says nightfall is fraught with terror as bandits terrorize residents. Osai Ojigho, Amnesty International’s Nigeria director is calling for action to end what she says is a cycle of impunity perpetuating more violence in northern Nigeria where no one is held to account for crimes against villagers. She spoke to VOA's Salem Solomon and begins by describing what the villagers tell Amnesty's researchers on the scene about what they are experiencing in their communities.

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Nigeria
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nigeria, security, rural